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Stadtbücherei Soest

Contact Juliane Buff
Street Severinstraße 10
City 59494 Soest
Phone 02921/103-1111
Country/State Nordrhein-Westfalen
"Wegweiser Kommune" Demography Type 6
Collection units per capita 1,3
User floor space in sqm per 1.000 capita 16
Employees per 1.000 capita 0,16
Computer workstations per 10.000 capita 4,4
Internet services 7
Events per 1.000 capita 1,9
Library Visits per capita 2,0
Virtual library visits per capita 1,1
Loans per capita 5,4
Stock turnover rate 4,2
Total opening hours per year per 1.000 capita 32
Acquisitions budget per loan (in Euros) 0,35
Employee hours per opening hour 10,0
Visits per opening hour 61,3
Current expenditure per visit 6,03
Renewal rate (%) 9,8
Advanced training per employee (%) 1,8
Capital investment per capita 0,04
Basis data
Inhabitants 48.012
Total media collections (in media units) 61.653
Acquisitions (in media units) 6.061
User floor space in sqm 780
Total number of staff (in FTE) 7,88
Computer workstations 21
Website yes
Opac yes
Interactive account management yes
Electronic reference services yes
Electronic resources yes
Pro-active information services no
Web 2.0 services yes
WLAN yes
Virtual library visits (sessions) 51.064
Library visits 94.383
Circulation (in media units) 258.523
Spending on media acquisition, incl. binding and licences (in euros) 89.489
Total opening hours per year 1.539
Current library expenditure (in euros) 569.301
Capital investments (in euros) 1.804
Employees’ advanced training (in hours) 273
Number of events 89
Registered (active) users 4.177
Computer workstations (web-enabled) 13
Total Number of libraries 1
Thereof number of branch libraries 0
Thereof number of mobile libraries 0
Employees’ overall hours (gross working time) per year 15.366
Opening hours per week (main library) 31,0
Library charge yes